Teacher of LEXIS

Provisional Interview Date/s: Thursday 27th June

Derby College Group (DCG) are recruiting for Teachers of Lexis (ESOL) to join our team based at our Roundhouse Campus in Pride Park, Derby.  One of the roles is full-time, and the other two are part-time (18.5 hours per week or 29.6 hours per week); please specify on your application which you are interested in. If you would like to visit the site and meet the team before applying, please reach out to us at hrrecruitment@derby-college.ac.uk.

The Opportunity

Within this role you will be pivotal to the success of the Lexis provision the College delivers to 160 students from Derby and the surrounding area. You’ll provide an innovative, and responsive delivery of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) to students who are 16 to 18-year-olds. You’ll be working with students whose English skills range from a pre-entry level up to entry level 3. 

The wider delivery will include ESOL to support Functional Skills Mathematics and Essential Digital Skills. You may also deliver tutorial sessions in line with the academy tutorial programme. Day to day you’ll plan schemes of work and lessons, set and mark assignments, keep student portfolios up to date and enter student data on our administrative system.

For more information, please click the Job Description link below.

About you

You’ll hold a teaching qualification and will have experience of teaching ESOL to 16 to 18-year-olds. To be successful in this role, you’ll have excellent and interpersonal skills together with a commitment to working effectively as part of a team. You may also have a subject specialism qualification at level 5, but it is not essential that you do.

The Benefits

  • 35 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays and 6 closure days where these occur
  • Membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme with a 28.68% employer contribution
  • Free onsite parking
  • Discount at our Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ onsite Little Explorers Nursery
  • TOTUM discount card (aka NUS/Student Discount Card) / discounted Tastecard
  • Discounts on East Midlands Railway Annual Season Tickets
  • Microsoft Office for FREE with 1TB of OneDrive cloud storage
  • Discount on treatments at SENSI our onsite salon at the Roundhouse
  • Flint Bishop Solicitors - free will writing, 1-hour free consultation with family department, 10% discount on Conveyancing services
  • Continuous development and progression opportunities
  • Free eye tests with Specsavers
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

If you have any questions about the recruitment process, reasonable adjustments, or about the role, please contact us at hrrecruitment@derby-college.ac.uk

Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging

We are committed to creating an inclusive workplace which promotes and values diversity. We welcome all talent irrespective of age, disability, neuro-divergence, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race, ethnicity, religion, belief, sexual orientation or other personal circumstances. We ensure that our policies and procedures treat all applicants consistently and fairly during our recruitment process. 

Safeguarding statement

DCG is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.  An online search of the preferred candidate is completed to help to identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, which the college may need to explore with the candidate further. Please be advised that it is an offence to apply for this position if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

Recruitment Agencies - We have a PSL of trusted partners to assist us when required and do not acknowledge any speculative CVs or unsolicited candidate introductions from agencies not on this list.

Job description

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.